A thin board; a billet of wood; splinter.
Origin of Shide
From Middle English shide, schide, schyde (“plank, board, beam, splinter, chip”), from Old English scīd (“thin slip of wood, shingle, billet”), from Proto-Germanic *skīdą (“log, tile”), from Proto-Indo-European *skÁit-, *skÁi- (“to cut, divide, separate”). Cognate with North Frisian skeid (“billet of wood”), German Scheit (“log, piece of wood”), Swedish skid (“wooden shoe, sole, skate”), Icelandic skíð (“a billet of wood”). Also cognate, via Norwegian, with ski.
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